Than-Bauk Poem Type (Simply Explained & Examples)

Than-Bauk Poem Type

The Than-Bauk is a Burmese tercet utilizing climbing rhyme. It consists of three tetrasyllabic lines with a single rhyme that starts on the last syllable of the first line, then on the third syllable of the second line, and finally on the second syllable of the last line. Than-Bauks are usually witty or humorous.

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Ya-Du Poem Type (Simply Explained & Examples)

Ya-Du Poem Type

The ya-du is a short Burmese poem about the seasons, usually regarding the feelings they evoke in the speaker (and most commonly positive). It employs climbing rhyme and end rhymes in a fixed pattern within cinquains, though the term ya-du originally referred to an entire genre rather than a certain form.

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